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Intel Core i3 2105

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Front view of Intel Core i3 2105

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i3 2105

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Intel Core i3 2105

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Much more l3 cache 3 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 3 MB l3 cache is just OK
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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.72 GHz vs 3.29 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 71.3 °C vs 69.1 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jun, 2013 vs Apr, 2011 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i3 2105 vs A8 6500

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2105
4,750
A8 6500
5,792

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2105
2,262
A8 6500
2,086

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2105
150,600 MB/s
A8 6500
2,230,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2105
4,544
A8 6500
5,452

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i3 2105
5,180
A8 6500
6,098

GeekBench

Core i3 2105
8,061
A8 6500
6,098

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i3 2105
3,727
A8 6500
4,376

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i3 2105
1,582
A8 6500
1,439

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i3 2105  vs
A8 6500 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
ABM
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 2.73 pt/W 7.4 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

details

Core i3 2105  vs
A8 6500 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 3 MB None
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 69.1°C Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.29 GHz 3.72 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.29 GHz 3.72 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 3000 Radeon™ HD 8570D
GPU clock speed 850 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1333
DDR3-1066
DDR3
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